File:otherminds.jpg|thumb|180px|alt=Alt text|Official Other Minds logo
'''Other Minds''' is a San Francisco
based private 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, founded in 1992 by Charles Amirkhanian
(who serves as Executive and Artistic Director) and Jim Newman (Dilexi Gallery, Other Minds)|Jim Newman
(President Emeritus). According to their mission statement: Other Minds, Inc., is dedicated to the encouragement and propagation of contemporary music
in all its forms through concerts, workshops and conferences that bring together artists and audiences of diverse traditions, generations and cultural backgrounds. By fostering cross-cultural exchange and creative dialogue and by encouraging exploration of areas in new music seldom touched upon by mainstream music institutions, Other Minds is committed to expanding and reshaping the definition of what constitutes "serious music.".